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help prevent dangerous concussions? a "nightline" investigation. >>> juicy, ground, and made of buffalo chicken wings? it's not your grandma's recipe. the meatball guy serves up new spins on the old school classic. >>> keep it right here, america. >>> from new york city, this is "nightline" with terry moran. >> hello, everyone. thanks for joining us. tonight, a high stakes rescue mission is under way. police are staking out the underground bunker where a 6-year-old boy is being held hostage after being kidnapped from his ride home from school. it was a deadly attack in broad daylight, one raising some chilling questions about how safe children really are on the school bus. abc's jim avila brings us this report. >> just had a bus driver shot. possibly deceased. >> reporter: that was bad enough. an innocent driver shot to death. as police rushed toward his school bus in midland, atlanta, they found much worse. this bright yellow rolling sanctuary for a group of elementary school kids had become a horrific crime scene. the armed suspect police would learn had escaped with a 6-year-old boy
buffalo. fires, rebound, joe ward there. all square at one. second period, inside the blue line, erskine fires. gets past the goalie miller. that's a goal. caps take a lead 2-1. they keep it. 30 shots on goal in this game. had a couple deflect off of the frame. third period, it's ovechkin. the caps hang on for their first win of the season. oates' first win as an nhl head coach. >> always a good thing, you know. obviously could have had a couple in the first. hit joey in the back. had a chance in the second. scored a big goal. could have had an empty netter. i would hope he would look at it like, yeah, i had a lot of chances. >>> george mason with an opportunity to catch the frontrunners. northeastern unbeaten in conference and two games up on the patriots. bean town we go. second half, smith looks inside to spencer finishes above the rim. had 14 points. huskies increase their win. johnny williams to wright. cans the 3. deficit cut to 4. northeastern ends the game on a 22-6 run of its own. george mason falls to northeastern 71-51 the final. >>> off the tiger turnover, getting ahead. eric
el verizon center derrotaron 3-2 en tiempo extra a buffalo. esta fue la primera victoria en tiempo suplementario y el segundo triunfo con tres derrotas en la presente temporada de la nhl. el futbol americano tambien tiene noticia tanto del pro bowl que se jugo en hawai como la previa del super bowl, asi es que vamos con el resumen. vamos al futbol americano porque ayer en honolulu, el combinado de la conferencia nacional no tuvo problemas para destacar por encima de la conferencia americana, en lo que pudo ser el último duelo de pro bowl en la nfl, derrotándolos por marcador apabullante de 62-35 desde hawaii. en la última participación sobre el campo antes del super bowl, los estelares de la nfc, que presentaban en su alineación a drew brees, eli manning y russell wilson en controles, abultaron el marcador desde los últimos momentos del segundo cuarto y hasta que finalizó el encuentro. los 49ers de san francisco actuarán técnicamente como equipo local durante el super bowl xlvii, por ello, tuvo mucho sentido que arribaran primero antes que los ravens de baltimore. ayer a
are really popular now. of course the buffalo mild, medium, hot. barbecue and honey are still good. >> we're not talking ordinary wings. we'll get started. you can show us how. what's going on? as marcus cooks them up. all right, you buy the wing withes. you don't put anything on them? >> fresh wings every morning. we rinse them, make sure to clean them up first. put them in the fryer. >> they don't have anything on them? no salt? >> no salt, nothing. just plain wingses. we put them on and cook it 15 minutes. >> after they are done we mix the sauces up. we put them in and shake them up. >> so every sauce gets into every little nook. >> these are secret sauces? >> we have a lot of sauces. a lot of different flavors. >> we have lemon pepper here. >> if you would like to spice it up, we have cayenne and special suicide sauce. >> what's in that? >> really hot. it's mixed with hot sauce, cayenne, crushed pepper and spices. the recipe from alabama. >> i see. the secret is you cook them first. then whatever you want on them whether it's parmesan cheese or whatever you shake it on there. >> most
digits. a shocking story out of buffalo v.a. hospital. gas prices on the move. hottest wheels out of the detroit auto show. plus caught on tape. the mother of all snowball fights and no pants day on the subway. what? you're watching "early today." . >>> stories making news this morning for you. the veterans administration is saying that 700 patients at the buffalo, new york v.a. medical center may have been exposed to hiv and hepatitis because of reuse of insulin pens. there's a small risk but the v.a. is offering free blood tests to rule out any infections. >>> today is the one month anniversary of the newtown school shootings that killed 26 people at sandy hook elementary. 200 people attend a meeting on sunday to discuss what to do with the school building in the future. >> new details released this morning from the royal palace. prince william and kate's baby is expected to be delivered in july. her condition has improved. >>> the white house has given a detailed response to petition calling for construction of a death star like in "star wars." the tongue in cheek response says
on the cw. ,,,,,,,, their opposition to stricter limits on firearms. from buffalo, new york... tin, texas... to >>> this is a day gun activists rallied around the county showing their restriction on firearms. from buffalo, new york to austin, texas to pennsylvania, the signs of the crowd varied but the sentiment was the same, the gun control proposals. one of the rallies unfolded on the coast at san mateo count. patrick sedillo was there. [ singing ] >> reporter: in pacifica today, more than # hundred people -- more than 200 people rallied for the 2nd amendment. >> we need to have weapons. >> what for? >> to protect ourself. if a crime is committed, the cops come 10 minutes after it is over. >> the rally is against the president's plan to place stricter controls on guns. >> the president's plan is fair and balanced to bring safety for our children. >> but steve kemp said the law is strict enough as it is and if pressed would he use his gun. >> if somebody broke into my house and they were in there, sure i would. what am i supposed to do, let them kill me? >> but in the wake of sandy hook,
company buffalo wildlings. you have to see this. ♪ liz: wake up. here's your fox business market check. dow transports today taking off at the highest level since july of 2011. for example, railroads companies. seven is the leader of more than 3%. not a bad move. a group of them are hitting new highs starting with the airlines. delta, southwest, alaska air. take a look. a lot of green on the screen. everything from and a half-3 percent. railroad union pacific along with kansas southern also looking pretty nice today. in case you were not a football fan, this weekend very important, very important, packed with nfl wild-card games. the big decision games that could the team's in the playoffs actually have an impact on a publicly traded company? billings consumed at restaurants like buffalo wild swings to yes, stuffing their faces with wings. we have our g3, tom grady, peyton manning, they all love wings. joining us now in a fox business exclusive of wildlings ceo and president. this is your super bowl. all you have to do is look at the fed you very of the past two years. you have double
it twice. some people, especially folks in the buffalo area, seemed to think i was calling dyngas day stupid. i absolutely was not. i was saying my giggle fit was so stupid, and it was. i also said it was torture at one point. i wasn't calling dyngas day torture. i said it was stupid because it's stupid that a grown man giggles like a 13-year-old girl meeting justin bieber for the first time, and i think it's stupid that i can't stop giggling once i start, and it's not the first time i have had a giggle fit. take a look. >> part two. i know you got it, but -- all right. sorry. [ giggling ] >> in buffalo, new york, the dyngas day capital of the world, today, there was actually a demonstration called. theyeld a pussy willow pride rally. if you notice, there's a sign there that reads cooper is a blooper. a saying which by the way i found funny in third grade and i still find funny to this day. anyway, what makes me sad is i really hope those people at that demonstration know i was not calling dyngas day stupid. there are tons of quirky and little known celebrations in this country and i
country so great. because i was legitimately sad that i upset people in buffalo and elsewhere, i invited them on the program. thank you very much for being on with me. i just want to explain, and make sure you understand that when i said it's so stupid, i was giggling and talking about myself giggling yet again. >> we accept your apology, mr. cooper, graciously, we do. as a gesture, to prove that we're genuine in our acceptance of your apology, i personally would like to invite you on behalf of dyngas day, buffalo, and on behalf of the entire city of buffalo, to come to our festivities next year, and you'll be the very first ever pussy willow prince. we'll crown you as the pussy willow prince. >> are you trying to make me giggle again? >> i hope everyone knows i was calling myself and my stupid laugh stupid, not dyngas day, and if i did really offend you, i'm sorry. i said it last night, i'll say it again to the good citizens of buffalo and elsewhere, happy belated dyngas day. >> 2012 was quite a year in ridiculist history indeed. you can watch all the lists on thanks fo
in chicago. buffalo got rid of gailey. many across the nation say good riddance to 2012. we start with a preakness for the ages. .> i'll have another here he comes. here is the wire. another would not add another title, boat he was scratched from the belmont. the squad dominated the national title game winning over their rival from maryland. michael phelps finished 2012 as the most decorated olympian of all time. the ravens offered dozens of great moments. he scored two touchdowns after losing his brother to a motorcycle accident. ray rice up the middle. the play saved the game in san diego. finally, the orioles had in 20 seconds. the 17-inning victory at fenway. adam jones hit the game-winning home run and first baseman chris davis pitched tw scoreo list innings. after that, with finished anything was possible and the orioles went on to the post season. >> that was fantastic. tony is back with the forecast, right after this break. >> if you are out for the night, you are probably out already. >> we wake up tomorrow, there is a chance for rain or snow shower on new year's day. it
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that bullying is simply a rite of passage, i went to christ the king grammar school in buffalo, new york, you would go behind the building and settle your scores at the end of the day and that was an accepted way of doing business. but we're learning and raising consciousness that, no, it's not an acceptable way of doing business. i've had conversations with the mother of seth walsh, of people who have literally taken their own lives and as a father of three, this isn't simply an issue of civil rights enforcement, this is something very personal. because i can't imagine the unspeakable grief that parents must go through. i can't imagine the unspeakable grief in murphiesboro, tennessee, when we talk to the leaders in the muslim community and they tell me my kid doesn't want to go to school today because everybody is telling him, go home, you terrorist. i can't imagine the unspeakable grief in suburban minneapolis when the somali kids are told, you have to go home, you terrorists, get out of our community. they were born here, this is their community. i can't imagine the unspeakable fear in
glimpse of a huge buffalo about to go at the life of a fallen horse. quickly, the lone ranger, reaches for his gun. you hit him, kimosabe. i hope it was soon enough, tonto. ♪ ♪ buffalo dying. horse look bad. me shoot him? no, tonto. i'm going to try to pull him through. well, old fellow, you're in bad shape. lot of bumps and bruises. tonto, get some rags from the supplies and bring the canteen. me do. so, in an instant, the lone ranger, has made a momentous decision, for he has recognized the sterling qualities of the animal he has saved. for some time, the masked man and the indian camp beside the wounded horse. tending his battle hurts, and caring for him as best they know how. now, human hands have done all they can to help nature. in healing the animals wounds. can the wile stallion rise? gently, the masked man, coaxes the horse. easy. easy, big fellow. come on, on your feet. come on, boy. come on, boy. easy, big fellow. easy. ♪ ♪ him run away. no. wait, tonto. i'd like tha he should be free. him a beauty. like mountain with snow. silver white. silver! that would be a good
a zebra or a water buffalo or a horse. so how many of you are repulsed or bothered by the idea and would not do our taste test? a few of you. okay it is just wrong. well, that is bought, says the chef at beaver creek ranch in texas. beavercreek is a resort where guests pay to have zebra, water buffalo, and this cute animal. they eat what they kill command they eat it after it has been cut by the chef. so at their ranch people come for this. they are not squeamish. >> right. fourteen different varieties of animals. pick out which one you want to hunt for. the harvest the animal, bring it back and cook it. john: people say it tastes good. >> and it's bettefor you because it is leaner. i have been a chef for years. it beef from the grocery store verses cooking as zebra, if yu cook it and put it on the grill there is so much more fat. it's a lot more lane. you have to do more to it, baby it, tenderize it. john: lean means tough. >> but if you add fat to it, good fat like a jam to blackberry jam and coated with that and then grow it in you get a whole different taste and health-conscious. joh
business office. she was in san francisco in 1986 to open the buffalo exchange limited store, and in the 13 years she worked for buffalo exchange, tennis district manager, she held her open the company from four to 11 stores. in 2009, the mayor appointed her as executive director to the office of small businesses. next, we have the ceo of opportunity funds. he has combined his background as a community organizer with an education from stanford to develop an innovative, not-for- profit financial incision that uses market principles to affect systemic change. it operates one of the nation's largest individual development, programs, a leading provider of micro loans in california, and has a robust community real estate finance unit. next, we have the ceo of ne community federal credit union. since 1988, she has been the ceo of northwest community federal credit union. under her watch, the credit union group to over 1600 members. it has become the national model for institutions seeking to provide financial education and banking services to the low- income communities. last but not least, we ha
, burlington at minus 24. the adirondacks of new york back to buffalo, minus 10. this is cold stuff. i mentioned even new york city has a negative 2 windchill. from new york down the i-95 corridor, much colder than what we've seen in a long time. how long will it last? this is a seven-day cold snap. the blue shading shows you where it's still cold on saturday. once the blue leaves, that's the mild air. on monday and tuesday, everyone that is now frigid sees rapid improvement. >> minus 30, it's hard to imagine what it feels like. >> i lived in maine, i know what it feels like, don't want do it again. >>> thanks, bill. >>> today house republicans are trying to draw up support for a budget, but it has some conditions. still the president will sign it if it is passed. tracy potts has more. >> reporter: if lawmakers can't pass a budget by tax time, they could end up having time paying their own bills. today's vote would raise the debt ceiling allowing more borrowing through spring to pay america's bills, and it cuts pay for lawmakers if they can't pass a budget by tax time, april 15th. >> m
. needless to say, verizon center crowds have been a patient bunch. caps hosting buffalo today. hoping to get off to a fast start. instead, sabres rolling off the take-away. stafford to ott. buffalo up 1-0. caps neutralize it later. caps take a 2-1 lead. this team won't get really going on the season until he can start scoring and does there off the power play. caps finally get that first w. 3-2the final. took a little while to warm up, but they finally got it done. >> i was a little concerned at the beginning. thought we were a little flat. maybe because we pushed so hard the other night, that you know, a little bit of jet lag early, right? once we got going, tied it up, and after that i thought we started playing much better hockey. >>> to golf now, tiger woods back to work at torrey pines after fog postponed play yesterday. third round, tiger's approach on number two from 100 yards back. this is beautiful. spins it back and going to creep on back, yes. within 7 inches of the cup. easy tap in. shot 3 under, 69 in the third round. final round, off the green. drops it in for birdie. 11 holes
. that same year, regional airline, flight 3407, crashed in buffalo, killing 50. >> colgan air was a watershed event in aviation safety, in particular bringing the regional carriers up to standards with the major carriers. >> reporter: the safety culture is spreading, accident rates are dropping, in russia, africa, latin america. the caribbean and asia. despite the improvement in safety, experts say there is a real danger here. just when you start to think it can't happen again is very often when you're most vulnerable. tom costello, nbc news, washington. >> when we continue on this new year's eve, two men who have learned some hard lessons, now passing them on and making a difference. difference. the boys use capital one venture miles for their annual football trip. that's double miles you can actually use. tragically, their buddy got sacked by blackouts. but it's our tradition! that's roughing the card holder. but with the capital one venture card you get double miles you can actually use. [ cheering ] any flight, anytime. the scoreboard doesn't lie. what's in your wallet? hut! i have me on
. the buffalo sabres who were visiting, they got in early. the caps got going four minutes left. ward gets the put back. mike green, alex o, caps get their first victory 3-2 the final. >> we finally win. so it is much, much better for us right now you know? no pressure right now. >> caps head out on the road. this is officially super bowl week of course the sap fran 49ers arrived -- the san francisco 49ers arrived in new orleans yesterday evening. ravens arrive about 4:00 today. the network coverage of super bowl xlvii begins at 6:30. the ravens second trip to the super bowl starting this evening we will be bringing you the latest news and excitement live from new orleans. be sure to tune in every evening from now until the super bowl . >>> all right 6:24. a series of robberies. >>> and get ready to file on time the 2013 tax season >>> good morning, i'm mike haiduk,. >> a beautiful pick of the capital there. i'm jessica doyle in for andrea roane. we want to begin with weather delays. all federal employees asked to remain off the roads until 10:00 this morning. federal offices will not op
two bytes. i would much rather have chipotle or even some buffalo wild wings or something from panera bread. i had a boring salad with just let this. buffalo wild wings down, panera bread also lower. they are down with chipotle. and this is all because they showed higher cost for food. they have seen their sales and traffic slowing. the growth has been slowing, that is not good news and it does not vote well for any fast food chain. one thing i want to note about an arab red is catering. and chipotle will get into catering. trying to get into the lunch business. that may ultimately help them. back to you. liz: facebook. they made a big announcement about the big surprise. they generated a lot of buzz and some of it was "that's it?" we're looking at the stock today, it is up but simply by three pennies. no real lift from that announcement yesterday. the stock has certainly come a long ways from the ipo days as they pile in. it fell way down, but chief investment officer says not only does he like it, he loves it. it is his favorite stock for 2013. he joins me to tell me why he feels th
games coming to the networks of nbc universal. >>> sunday afternoon in buffalo. opening day for the sabres, and all 23 on the roster greeted early arriving fans. it's the 43rd year of the sabres. nearly all the tickets are gone for the season, and it hasn't even begun. captain jason pominville is in his 11th season since being drafted by the team. the slate's clean for his sabres to make a good first impression. claude giroux, the new philadelphia player's captain, scored his team's only goal yesterday that. wasn't enough, so more to shoot for in buffalo as it's the nhl on nbc, flyers and sabres up after this update. >> thanks, doc. 99 days to fit in 48 games. that's the sprint story of this enis
of dyngas day, buffalo, and on behalf of the entire city of buffalo, to come to our festivities next year, and you'll be the very first ever pussy willow prince. we'll crown you as the pussy willow prince. >> are you trying to make me giggle again? >> i hope everyone knows i was calling myself and my stupid laugh stupid, not dyngas day, and if i did really offend you, i'm sorry. i said it last night, i'll say it again to the good citizens of buffalo and elsewhere, happy belated dyngas day. >> how can you not laugh watching him giggle like that? remember, you can watch all of the top ten ridiculists of 2012 in the featured section of the cnn section of apps for the ipad. thanks for watching. join me tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. eastern for sanjay gupta m.d. >> any excuse i make, whether it was a rough time in my life or the people that were there were my friends and they kind of like baited me, none of that matters. >> maria, she has been truly the only love that i have ever had. >> the laughs. >> you're not pronouncing it correctly. >> people say you look fantastic. >> they're the stories that s
of your apology, i personally would like to invite you on behalf of dyngas day, buffalo, and on behalf of the entire city of buffalo, to come to our festivities next year, and you'll be the very first ever pussy willow prince. we'll crown you as the pussy willow prince. >> are you trying to make me giggle again? >> i hope everyone knows i was calling myself and my stupid laugh stupid, not dyngas day, and if i did really offend you, i'm sorry. i said it last night, i'll say it again to the good citizens of buffalo and elsewhere, happy belated dyngas day. remember, you can watch all of the top ten ridiculists of 2012 in the featured section of the cnn section of apps for the ipad. thanks for watching. join me tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. >>> erin burnette "outfront" starts right now. >>> "outfront" next, a top republican threatens to shut down the government if president obama won't negotiate on the debt ceiling. >>> plus, after president obama one of our guests says the next president of the united states will be black. does it add up? >>> and why one politician accused of a crime was stripped
. >> buffalo wild wings, a pop, beekers. >> big move today. 5% stake, i believe it was. trading within the 70 to 77 range. up at these levels, i think you sell out. >> what are you laughing about? >> i thought about -- you said, give it to b.k., which, i don't know why. >> he's not afraid of a wing or two. >> i love wings. >> who doesn't like wings? >> come on. pop for solar up 8%. mike? >> s&p cap upgrading them to a sell with a $26 price target. but lazard did put a buyout with a $50 price target and solar world thinks that eu is going to announce some kind of ant anti-dumping tariffs on solar in april or may this year. that said, this is a volatile stock. if you wanted to own it, you could wait for it to come back a bit. >> drop for well point, down 3%. grasso? >> i would wait. i would give yourself at least a month, just to see how this whole sector shakes out because i'm not sure what those cuts are going to look like. >> we have a pop here for elephants. >> sure. >> a pack of super sized super models stampeded down the run way during a beauty pageant in nepal. showing off their trunks t
is revealing 700 patients at a v.a. medical center in buffalo, new york, could have been exposed to h.i.v. or hepatitis because of the accidental re-use of insulin over a two-year period in october of 2010. there is a very small risk of infection for those with diabetes who were exposed to the reused device. the f.d.a. is offering free blood tests. >> more problems for boeing 787 dreamliner. a japanese crew found more problems with the same boeing 787 dreamliner that spilled fuel in boston. the plane leaked 25 gallons of fuel from a valve on the wing yesterday. the spills are in addition to a small fire that break out on the boeing 787 dreamliner. experts say it is a meat of woring out the bugs but the f.a.a. has a formal investigation. >> there was something seriously wrong with the plane there is no question it would be grounded. that is not the problem. there is nothing seriously wrong. >> we are confident about the safety of this aircraft. >> we are concerned about the incidents and well conduct a review until we are satisfied. >> officials believe the lighter and future official
're a pretty good sign you're holding something special. the buffalo nickel in 1987 in denver, came out with three legs, that so that coin right there is worth a lot of money. same with the v nickel, and a v nickel can be worth a lot of money. i've purchased an 1885 before for about $400. you want to look for the 1916 and 1921 coin, the markings goig to be on the back. and it can sell up to $400. pennies are good too right now. we have pennies that are bringing in a little more. because pennies are no longer made with 100 percent copper. the pennies are starting from $304 and go up to a thousand dollars, that's just for pennies. not a millionaire yet? new to coin collecting? no problem says jim castarec. normally, what i do is i bring up my old chain. i just throw it in a little box. then jim goes to the experts. as it turns out, it's kind of valuable. how much is a piece? two to three cents a piece. no big taken out today but the face value of jim's coin was $3 and he sold it for ten bucks. this could buy me lunch. so if you do find any coins you think are worth something should you se
flight 447 crashed in buffalo, killing 50. >> colgan air was a watershed event for aviation safety, in particular, bringing the regional carriers up to standards with the major carriers. >> reporter: the safety culture is spreading. accident rates are dropping in russia, africa, latin america, the caribbean, and asia. despite the dramatic improvement experts say there's danger here. just when you start to think, it can't happen again, is often when you're the most vulnerable. tom cocostello, nbc news, washington. >>> stocks provided many 401(k)s, pensions, and other investors pretty good news last year. despite the bad economic news. traders get the day off but the dow was up 7.3%. the nasdaq up a healthy almost 16%. the s&p 500 had its best finnish three years soaring to over 13%. starting today the minimum wage goes up between 10 and 35 cents an hour for workers in ten states having an impact on the income of about 1 million workers. >>> get ready for groceries to get more expensive this year. if they're not expensive enough, prices are expected to rise. >>> ford can climb to hav
in buffalo. pat shurmur, romeo crennel, andy reid leaves philadelphia after 14 seasons. the folks at the top will stay the same for the raiders but greg nap was fired today. oakland completed its 10th straight year without an appearance. we are in the middle of the endless college football bowls. stanford is in the rose bowl. tomorrow against wisconsin. and fred inglis is in los angeles where festivities are underway. their first rose bowl in 13 years. fred? >> reporter: studying film for tomorrow's rose bowl. kevin will make his fifth start in his college career. he is 4-0, all against ranked opponents. 9 touchdown passes and three interceptions. he also ran for two touchdowns and he is the second leading rusher on the team. 209 yards. the coach said he is mature, poised and confidence beyond his years. like his mentor, andrew luck. >> ultimate game manager. manages bad plays, protection, the pocket, makes guys better. watching his poise and leadership, i try to emulate my game after him. >> i don't think -- >> ralph: unlike andrew luck he already led stanford to a rose bowl and hopes to le
, a wasteland without other minds that welcome you. it's buffalo, new york. [laughter] your bar mitzvah is coming up. congratulations, you are jewish for a day. and you are avoiding a huge confession, one that will out -- utterly change your life. a confession about one of the biggest superstars of human history, god. you are not a popular kid. in fact, other kids either ignore you or keep you from getting anywhere near their backyard play sessions, their baseball diamonds, their clubs and their parties. when they do pay attention to you, to take aim. they kick soccer balls in your face. they grab your hat and pay toss with it over your head while you run back and forth trying to yank it back out of the heights above your reach. or they pry your textbooks from your arms and throw them on the lawn covered in dog droppings. no one your age wants you in buffalo, new york. but one saturday afternoon you are sitting alone in your family's big, dark living room. you open a book you've never seen on the shelves before, and you see something that does welcome you. why? it's a colleague of deadm
raises water buffalo and candle -- cattle. there are bees for honey. 60 different kinds of dates grow in his orchards. but there is not enough water anymore for the nomadic rice his family grew -- aromatic rice his family grew for generations. orchards like this are disappearing. iraq loses huge amounts of agricultural land every year. our land turns to desert. when people cannot farm anymore, they migrate to overcrowded cities. 50,000 families are living in poverty after abandoning their farms. the government is trying to reclaim some of that land. here, the province of basra has planted thousands of eucalyptus trees to anchor the soil. farmland is increasingly competing with the oil industry and losing. >> the ministry of oil objects to trying to allocate land for agricultural use. >> another government project tries to encourage farmers not to abandon the land. without a major effort to restore the soil, many worry that farming could die out in the land where it was born. >> u.s. president barack obama is expected to put forward former republican senator chuck hagel as his next def
stories making news. the veterans administration is reportedly saying 700 patients of the buffalo, new york v.a. medical center may have been exposed to hiv and hepatitis because of accidental reuse of insulin pens. officials say there's a small risk but the v.a. is offers free blood tests to rule out infections. >>> today is the one-month anniversary of the newtown school shootings. about 200 people attended a meeting on sunday to discuss what to do with a school building in the future. >>> survivors and relatives of those who died held a memorial on sunday on the first anniversary of the accident that wrecked the italian cruise liner "costa concordia." >>> and this looks like a scene out of a movie. a bright orange dust storm rolled across the coastline enveloping everything in its path with darkness. a tugboat worker said the storm happened within minutes and turned the otherwise still sea into a series of seven-foot swells. lightning strikes were also report. >>> this week it's all about big banks. wells fargo kicked off friday with a jump in quarterly profits. jpmorgan chase weigh
, not because i have not yet bled my life in yellow, but because minarettes looking sky ward. one burly buffalo looking for hooves and hot breath because the skin is not yet numb and the lights are not yet flickering, i will continue to sip at my hot tea and stare at the dust-colored noon. one white dasha screams with the brilliance of red. can you hear them, the melodious intent, the glimmering mood in their eyes. face stitched by seam, a garment i have sewn to my skin. whatever remains of el gubenchi's 1932 cairo studio recording lives between the old cobblestone quarter and my still-warm mahogony ear. i should have gotten up to shake his hand, this uncomfortable tension between me and god. medina, its streets adorned with smells from the bazaar, yet i have chosen to adorn myself in the still concrete of columns. i am for the transcription of the arabic. in the morning, he howled the song in the name of his father, perhaps new fathers weep at the birth of their sons. do not cry for leila or for him, but drink the red wine and grow your love doublely, one for the ruby in the cup, the other for
adams in philadelphia. chester arthur in new york. teddy roosevelt in buffalo. calvin coolidge in plymouth, vermont, and l.b.j. in dallas. james polk's inauguration was the first to be covered using the telegraph and war enharding's parade was the first to use cars. buchanan's inauguration was the first one photographed and william mckin le's was the first filmed. hoover's was the first in a movie newsreel. the first to be televised was harry truman and the first streams in the internets was bill clinton's second. lincoln's parade was the first to include african-americans acknowledged wilson's was the first to include women. bad weather moved some indoors. grants touched it out in 16 degrees and jack kennedy in 20 degrees without an overcoat. f.d.r.'s inauguration was the first held in january after a constitutional amendment moved the date up from march. finally more people witnessed brom's first than any other event ever held in washington. >> wow, i love that stuff. chris: thanks to our producer for that great, great great product there. anyway, you had something to add. >>
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